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Is it der, die oder das Geburtstagsgeschenk?


The correct article in German of Geburtstagsgeschenk is das. So it is das Geburtstagsgeschenk! (nominative case)

The word Geburtstagsgeschenk is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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German articles are used similarly to the English articles,a and the. However, they are declined differently (change) according to the number, gender and case of their nouns.

In the German language, the gender and therefore article is fixed for each noun.

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The most difficult part of learning the German language is the articles (der, die, das) or rather the gender of each noun. The gender of each noun in German has no simple rule. In fact, it can even seem illogical. For example das Mädchen, a young girl is neutral while der Junge, a young boy is male.

It is a good idea to learn the correct article for each new word together - even if it means a lot of work. For example learning "der Hund" (the dog) rather than just Hund by itself. Fortunately, there are some rules about gender in German that make things a little easier. It might be even nicer if these rules didn't have exceptions - but you can't have everything! The best way to learn them is with the App - Der-Die-Das Train! (available for iOS and Android)

German nouns belong either to the gender masculine (male, standard gender) with the definite article der, to the feminine (feminine) with the definite article die, or to the neuter (neuter) with the definite article das.

  • for masculine: points of the compass, weather (Osten, Monsun, Sturm; however it is: das Gewitter), liquor/spirits (Wodka, Wein, Kognak), minerals, rocks (Marmor, Quarz, Granit, Diamant);

  • for feminine: ships and airplanes (die Deutschland, die Boeing; however it is: der Airbus), cigarette brands (Camel, Marlboro), many tree and plant species (Eiche, Pappel, Kiefer; aber: der Flieder), numbers (Eins, Million; however it is: das Dutzend), most inland rivers (Elbe, Oder, Donau; aber: der Rhein);

  • for neutrals: cafes, hotels, cinemas (das Mariott, das Cinemaxx), chemical elements (Helium, Arsen; however it is: der Schwefel, masculine elements have the suffix -stoff), letters, notes, languages and colors (das Orange, das A, das Englische), certain brand names for detergents and cleaning products (Ariel, Persil), continents, countries (die artikellosen: (das alte) Europa; however exceptions include: der Libanon, die Schweiz …).

German declension of Geburtstagsgeschenk?

How does the declension of Geburtstagsgeschenk work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

1 Singular Plural
Nominative das Geburtstagsgeschenk die Geburtstagsgeschenke
Genitive des Geburtstagsgeschenkes des Geburtstagsgeschenks der Geburtstagsgeschenke
Dative dem Geburtstagsgeschenk dem Geburtstagsgeschenke den Geburtstagsgeschenken
Akkusative das Geburtstagsgeschenk die Geburtstagsgeschenke

What is the meaning of Geburtstagsgeschenk in German?

Geburtstagsgeschenk is defined as:

[1] A gift that is traditionally presented for the birthday of a person

[1] ein Geschenk, das traditionell zum Geburtstag einer Person überreicht wird

How to use Geburtstagsgeschenk in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geburtstagsgeschenk with translations in English.

[1] Er hat sich sehr gefreut über sein Geburtstagsgeschenk.

[1] He was very happy about his birthday present

[1] „Napoleon wollte die Stadt als Geburtstagsgeschenk überreicht bekommen.“

[1] "Napoleon wanted to get the city presented as a birthday present"

[1] „Darauf bedankte sich Goldlotos für die Geburtstagsgeschenke.“

[1] "This thanked Goldlotos for the birthday present"

[1] „Kein Mann soll sich jemals verpflichtet fühlen, einem anderen Mann ein Geburtstagsgeschenk zu kaufen, sogar sich an seinen Geburtstag zu erinnern, ist freiwillig.“

[1] "No man should ever feel committed to buying another man a birthday present, even remembering his birthday, is voluntary"

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Pictures or photos of Geburtstagsgeschenk

[1] ein verpacktes Geburtstagsgeschenk mit Schleife darauf
[1] ein verpacktes Geburtstagsgeschenk mit Schleife darauf

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